The tropical storm will be a hurricane soon.
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Cameron, Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans
“Steady to rapid strengthening is expected when Ida moves over the southeastern and central Gulf of Mexico over the weekend, and Ida is expected to be a major hurricane when it approaches the northern Gulf coast.“
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Remember to get your car to high ground. And gas up as gas pumps don’t work when electricity is off. And get away from the coast if you can.
This may become a CAT 4